NUMBER OF SPEAKERS WORLDWIDE:
Over 10 million
WHERE IT'S SPOKEN:
Mainly in Ghana, and also in Cote d'Ivoire
WHAT'S OFFERED AT IUB:
Akan is offered from first-year through third-year levels, and fourth year upon request. It may be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement, African Language Minor, and also may be taken to fulfill the language portion of the certificate in African Studies.
Students of Akan may be eligible for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship.